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Master of Science in Teaching of Biological Science

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Curriculum: The five courses are:

  • IB 531 - Emerging Infectious Diseases
  • IB 532 - Sustainability and Global Change
  • IB 533 - Human Genome and Bioinformatics
  • IB 534 - Evolution and Medicine
  • IB 535 - Biology and Tech Innovation
  • IB 536 - Evolutionary Biology
Additionally, three education courses are designed to encourage teachers to embrace the current knowledge of how students learn science and to teach science in an inquiry-based framework. In the third education 'capstone' course,students develop and carry out an action research project focused on the use of curriculum materials integrating the new science learned in the Biology courses. Through this action research project, students in the program learn more about their own teaching practices and their studentsí learning of science.
The three Education courses are:
  • CI 541 - Learning in Science
  • CI 544 - Science Inquiry and Educational Reform
  • CI 548 - Capstone Project I (2 Hours) & II (2 Hours)


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